Utah Administrative Code

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R512. Human Services, Child and Family Services.

Rule R512-51. Fee Collection for Criminal Background Screening for Prospective Foster and Adoptive Parents and for Employees of Other Department of Human Services Licensed Programs.

As in effect on April 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R512-51-1. Purpose and Authority.

(1) The purpose of this rule is to enable the Division of Child and Family Services (Child and Family Services) to collect fees for processing criminal background screenings. These screenings are for prospective foster and adoptive parents of children in state custody and other adults in the home as required by Public Law 109-248 and Section 78A-6-308. These screenings are also for employees of other licensed programs upon request of the Office of Licensing as authorized by Section 62A-2-120, as capacity allows.

(2) This rule is authorized by Section 62A-4a-102.

R512-51-2. Fee Collection for Electronic Fingerprint Scanning.

(1) It is the responsibility of Child and Family Services Regional Offices to collect fees for electronic fingerprint scanning for the purpose of criminal background screening for prospective foster and adoptive parents of children in state custody and other adults in the home and for employees of other Department of Human Services licensed programs.

(2) The amount of the fee charged for electronic fingerprint scanning will be approved by Child and Family Services as required by Section 62A-4a-102 and will not exceed the amount being charged for the same service from the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Identification.

R512-51-3. Fee Collection for Cost of Submission of Electronic Fingerprints for Criminal Background Check.

(1) Child and Family Services has the option to collect fees for all or part of the actual cost of submission of electronic fingerprints for criminal background checks through the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Identification and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

(2) Child and Family Services may elect to pay all or part of this cost for prospective foster and adoptive parents of children in state custody and other adults in the home, subject to legislative funding for this purpose.

(3) Child and Family Services will not pay any of the cost of submission of electronic fingerprints for criminal background checks for employees of other Department of Human Services licensed programs, but may submit the electronic fingerprints upon verification of payment of those fees by the Office of Licensing or designee.

KEY

criminal background screening, fees, foster care, adoption

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 22, 2009

Notice of Continuation

October 13, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

Pub. L. No. 109-248; 62A-4a-102; 78A-6-308


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R512, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Child and Family Services). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.